Canon Announces Vixia HF G50 4K camcorder:
Canon has announced a 4K camcorder named as Vixia HF G50 4k camcorder. The Vixia HF G50 has a DIGIC DV 6 image processor with 20x optical zoom. The Vixia HF G50 can zoom in from a wide 29.3 to 627mm. This would be good for wildlife shooting.
It has an 8 blade aperture for rounded bokeh.
The camcorder has got 5 axis image stabilization so handholding becomes easy with reduce in shake. Nevertheless if one is prone to zooming in to the full 627mm then a stable support is preferable. The camcorder records UHD 30p video.
Canon Vixia G50 records up to UHD 4K30 3840 x 2160 video to separately available SD cards in the two SD card slots. One can also record Full HD 1080p at upto 60fps at 35Mb/s in MP4 mode.
For ease of operation there are a total of five buttons where you can assign various functions. There is a tiltable EVF and the 3 icnh LCD screen has a touchscreen.
The Canon Vixia HF G50 camcorder is priced at 1099 US Dollars. It will be available in April 2019.
Packing a Powerful Punch in a Compact Body: Canon Introduces the New VIXIA HF G50 4K UHD Video Camcorder
ENG-Style Camcorder is The First G-Series Camcorder with 4K 30P Recording and 20x Optical Zoom Lens
MELVILLE, N.Y., Jan. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- A versatile addition to the VIXIA G-series family of camcorders, Canon U.S.A.Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the Canon VIXIA HF G50. The camcorder is the first VIXIA G-series camcorder to feature 4K 30P recording and is an ideal tool for advanced amateur filmmakers, wedding videographers and student reporters. Featuring a genuine wide-angle Canon 20x (29.3-601mm)* optical zoom lens, the VIXIA HF G50 provides a well-rounded feature set at an affordable price point.
"As filmmaking and videography continue to grow into a more ubiquitous medium of visual expression, it is imperative that creatives have products that help capture their unique vision," said Kazuto Ogawa, president and COO, Canon U.S.A., Inc. "Not only is Canon eager to view what our users create with the VIXIA HF G50, we are excited to be with them along the way as their skills and ideas further evolve into the future."
The VIXIA HF G50 camcorder records 4K UHD/30p (4:2:0 8 bit) and 1080p Full HD (4:2:2 10 bit via SDI/HDMI Output) in MP4 format to dual-card SD card slots with dual and relay recording. Users can also record in slow and fast motion interval from 0.4x to 1200x providing users with additional creative possibilities. To help provide enhanced image quality over its predecessor, over sample HD processing can be utilized with information obtained from the 4K 1/2.3-inch sensor and the DIGIC DV 6 image processor.
The VIXIA HF G50 camcorder's Intelligent Optical Image Stabilization five-axis system Dual-Pixel CMOS AF provides users with powerful image stabilization via a Dynamic mode, which reduces image distortion even when shooting while walking. By adopting the 8-bladed circular aperture applying the EF lens technology, it is possible to take pictures using natural beautiful bokeh. The ergonomically designed and highly portable camcorder has a 3-inch LCD touch panel screen and tilting, user-friendly, high-resolution color Electronic View Finder (EVF).
Pricing and Availability
The Canon VIXIA HF G50 4K UHD video camcorder is scheduled to be available in April 2019 for an estimated retail price of $1099.001.
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